In her performances and 16-mm films, Emily Wardill links sources taken from philosophy, science and culture with texts and images that are rich in the history of ideas, developing this into a multi-layered and powerful network of autonomous statements and concepts. In her work, she investigates communication strategies and the implicit connection between the structure of language and the way it is used by media technology. Wardill’s working practice is based on the principle of the composed (filmic) collage. She makes reference to real found objects, adding further layers though the use of typical linguistic elements as well as music composed by the artist.
This book – a photographic sculpture – documents her final exhibition resulting from the “Follow Fluxus – Fluxus und die Folgen” grant award.